Keshapaksha, Keśapakṣa, Kesha-paksha: 8 definitions

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Keshapaksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Keśapakṣa can be transliterated into English as Kesapaksa or Keshapaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Keshapaksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Keśapakṣa (केशपक्ष).—much (or ornamented) तं केशपाशं प्रसमीक्ष्य कुर्युर्बालप्रियत्वं शिथिलं चमर्यः (taṃ keśapāśaṃ prasamīkṣya kuryurbālapriyatvaṃ śithilaṃ camaryaḥ) Kumārasambhava 1.48;7. 57; Śiśupālavadha 8.27. 'the hair for a hand' (keśahastaḥ) is another interpretation; cf. कचपक्ष, कचहस्त (kacapakṣa, kacahasta) &c.

Derivable forms: keśapakṣaḥ (केशपक्षः).

Keśapakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms keśa and pakṣa (पक्ष). See also (synonyms): keśapāśa, keśahasta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Keśapakṣa (केशपक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) Much or ornamented hair. E. keśa hair, pakṣa quantity, in this compound.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Keśapakṣa (केशपक्ष).—m. a tuft of hair, Mahābhārata 4, 1114.

Keśapakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms keśa and pakṣa (पक्ष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Keśapakṣa (केशपक्ष):—[=keśa-pakṣa] [from keśa] m. side of the hair, temple, [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra i, 28; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra i, 7, 16 and 17, 8]

2) [v.s. ...] much or ornamented hair, tuft, [Mahābhārata; Prasannarāghava] (ifc. f(ā). ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Keśapakṣa (केशपक्ष):—[keśa-pakṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. Much fine hair.

[Sanskrit to German]

Keshapaksha in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Keshapaksha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kēśapakṣa (ಕೇಶಪಕ್ಷ):—

1) [noun] hair that is grown thick.

2) [noun] a head (or a person) having thick growth of hair.

3) [noun] a bunch of hairs tied; a tuft.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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